Customizing a pedal case?

Bluesky

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Pedals have always been something I step on and never thought much about except the tone. I dont care if its a bare metal silver box.

But I recently acquired this FireAnt pedal in a trade. I basically accepted it becuase the trade value was off and the other half had no cash he wanted to throw in.

I figuered I'd flip the pedal and alls good. Turns out I loved the pedal. Bad News is a Hated the graphics. I've had some bad incidents with fire ants here in Florida. Made my skin crawl everytime I looked at it.:



The decals came off so easily.....almost just flaked off. So I gave the white a little cleaning and sanded it with 600 grit. Then 1000. It looked like new. So I fugured at this point I might just get it pinstripped. But I remembered this ABB mushroom sticker I had. Then I looked online and had this Keep on Jammin 60's type sticker sent for $3 . I cut and trimmed the Jamming sticker and Wallah!






I have a great pedal that doesnt make my skin crawl every time I step on it!
 
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VictorB

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That’s really cool!

Fire ants crawling on a pedal... not the best marketing idea.
 

Banastre

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It's like it was made for the pedal! Gonna clear-coat with poly or something to protect it or let it 'relic'?
 

PAPADON

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One day I looked down and took in the array of silly cartoon graphics decorating my pedal board and decided that I'd had enough.


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CB91710

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Some are just over the top.
I like the old MXR/Boss/Aria/Ibanez designs that looked professional.
DOD kinda' started the "special" graphics thing with the Grunge Pedal, Meat Box, and a few others, but even they were subdued and did not look unprofessional.

Of course, every now and then.....
 
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Bluesky

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It's like it was made for the pedal! Gonna clear-coat with poly or something to protect it or let it 'relic'?
Just let it go. Take a long while for it to relic. :cheers2:
 




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